Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested -for failing to surrender to the court- at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He stayed there for seven years, in order to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped. Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno said it withdrew […]

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Advanced seminar on international extradition and the practice of the European Arrest Warrant-2019 Edition

The international Extradition expert group will meet again in Italy in June 2019 to investigate current worldwide developments in extradition law. The seminar will feature a roundtable interactive discussion with academic lawyers, practitioners, judges, prosecutors and law students & graduates with an interest for supranational criminal law. Participation in the seminar is […]

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Turkey’s foreign minister says U.S. is ‘Working On’ Extraditing Gulen’

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the United States was “working on” extraditing Fethullah Gulen, the Muslim religious leader who is wanted in Turkey on charges that he instigated a failed coup that occurred in 2016. Mr. Gulen has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since the 1990s. Mr. Cavusoglu said that, during […]

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Alleged British hacker Lauri Love will not be extradited to USA

Lauri Love, who was accused of launching cyber attacks on targets such as the FBI, the US army, Nasa and the Department of Defence, will not be extradited to the USA. The High Court indeed ruled that he should be tried in Britain, as he suffered severe mental illness and could kill himself […]

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